Distribution Efficiency of E-services in the Health Insurance Sector : The Case of Botswana

Abstract:

Nowadays customers have become empowered by information communication technologies. This state of

customers has brought enormous pressure to bear on organizations, thus, organizations have to stay relevant,

market-oriented and profitable. The insurance sector is one that is constantly challenged by its exposure to ICT and the

associated need for e-services by myriad customers. With increasing competition in the health insurance environment, it is

necessary for the sector to understand customer expectations and how they perceive the services offered. This study seeks

to determine the role played by e-services in relation to customer satisfaction in health insurance industry in Botswana

where a substantial investment has been made in the sector.

Research design, data, and methodology - This study is conducted using two prominent medical aid schemes in Botswana

namely BPOMAS and PULA. Subscribers of these medical schemes were the respondents whose views were sourced using

both closed and open ended questionnaires. Systemic sampling technique was used to select the participants, while

descriptive statistical techniques were mainly used to analyze socio-demographic data of the samples.

Results - The results reveal that the level of usage of the medical insurance firm’s website and email service is higher forPULA participants than for BPOMAS participants.

Conclusions - The findings of this study have practical implications for managers who should understand customers’ value perceptions regarding e-service quality in Botswana.

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APA

Olumide, J (2024). Distribution Efficiency of E-services in the Health Insurance Sector : The Case of Botswana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/distribution-efficiency-of-e-services-in-the-health-insurance-sector-the-case-of-botswana

MLA 8th

Olumide, Jaiyeoba "Distribution Efficiency of E-services in the Health Insurance Sector : The Case of Botswana" Afribary. Afribary, 30 Mar. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/distribution-efficiency-of-e-services-in-the-health-insurance-sector-the-case-of-botswana. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

MLA7

Olumide, Jaiyeoba . "Distribution Efficiency of E-services in the Health Insurance Sector : The Case of Botswana". Afribary, Afribary, 30 Mar. 2024. Web. 20 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/distribution-efficiency-of-e-services-in-the-health-insurance-sector-the-case-of-botswana >.

Chicago

Olumide, Jaiyeoba . "Distribution Efficiency of E-services in the Health Insurance Sector : The Case of Botswana" Afribary (2024). Accessed May 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/distribution-efficiency-of-e-services-in-the-health-insurance-sector-the-case-of-botswana